ExxonMobil’s Whiptail-bound FPSO contractor lets integration award

May 16, 2024
ExxonMobil contractor SBM Offshore awarded Seatrium a contract to progress FPSO work for Whiptail field development offshore Guyana.

ExxonMobil contractor SBM Offshore, through Single Buoy Moorings Inc., has awarded Seatrium Ltd. a contract to advance work on Whiptail field development offshore Guyana (OGJ Online, Oct. 13, 2023).

Seatrium will provide topsides fabrication and integration of the Jaguar floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for deployment in the Stabroek block project.

Seatrium’s scope of work includes the fabrication of several topsides modules, riser, mooring, and umbilical structures, followed by the installation and integration of these structures and all topside modules for the FPSO. The group will also support SBM Offshore with pre-commissioning and commissioning work.

The FPSO Jaguar is designed to produce 250,000 b/d of oil and an associated gas treatment capacity of 540 MMcfd, water injection capacity of 300,000 b/d of water, and a storage capacity of 2 million bbl of oil.

To date, Seatrium has been involved in delivering three FPSO projects, namely FPSO Liza Destiny, FPSO Liza Unity, and FPSO Prosperity, as part of the series of FPSOs bound for the Stabroek block offshore Guyana. Seatrium is also on track to deliver its fourth Guyanese FPSO project, ONE GUYANA FPSO to SBM.